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Swim, Bike, Run, Crab Cakes!

Last Sunday over 1,500 athletes participated in the Annual Atlantic City Triathlon at Bader Field which brilliantly coincided with the Atlantic City Seafood Festival. A gathering of 1,500 endurance sport enthusiasts and 50 culinary experts - while it may seem like an odd association, I’m now convinced that more athletic events need to be paired with seafood... [More]

It's the Shoulder Season!

There's usually a lot of sad faces this time of year. Kids are going back to school, shore houses and seasonal businesses are preparing to close but before we get too depressed, take a look outside – it 80 degrees and Sunny! Labor Day may have come and gone but that only means one thing around here... The Shoulder Season has begun! Here are 5 things that we love about it... [More]

Take Your Dog to the Beach Day!

Did you know National Dog Day has been celebrated every year on August 26th since 2004? It’s a great day to treat your dog to a special outing or maybe just plan to check out some cool dog friendly places with the family. Here are a few beaches, dog parks, restaurants, etc, we’ve come across in our travels... [More]

Dear Summer, Please Don't Go...

With Labor Day only 12 days away, we hear the end of summer whispers and we’re NOT HAPPY! We can’t even bring ourselves to say those three dreaded words: back-to-school. There is still some great summer left so we thought we would share some upcoming events in case there are other familieslike us who are looking for ‘stuff’ to do. [More]

6 Ways to Celebrate Shark Week at the Jersey Shore

It’s Shark Week - an annual celebration on Discovery Channel which features, you guessed it, a whole week of shark-based programming. The first Shark Week premiered July 17, 1988, and it’s now in its 27th year pulling in the highest ratings in its history. [More]

Free Beach Concerts a Big Win for Atlantic City

There’s been a lot of buzz about the recent success of the free beach concerts in Atlantic City this week and boy are we happy to hear it! With all the negative publicity surrounding the fate of Atlantic City and the impending casino closings, this is exactly what we needed. People traveled far and wide for back to back Blake Shelton & Lady Antebellum concerts and Atlantic City did not disappoint. [More]

5 Reasons to Check Out Ocean City’s Night in Venice

Ocean City’s Night in Venice boat parade is one of the largest in the world. Local boaters from the area decorate their boats and make their way from the Longport Bridge along the bay to Tennessee Avenue. Houses along the bay participate in the festivities with themed decorations and costumes as well. [More]

12 Outdoor Bar/Restaurants That Will Make You Happy

There’s something about the salt air, a scenic view, and fresh seafood that just makes us happy. A major benefit of living close to the Jersey Shore is that we are always discovering new places that we love. Whether we’re heading out for happy hour drink or a nice family meal, being outdoors and close to the beach, ocean or bay is our priority. Here are 12 of our favorites... [More]
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